Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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XnViewMP 1.4.5 64bit
Windows11 (22H2), display resolution 3840x2160, win scaling 150%


Settings - Interface

Suggestion
- merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab
- rework Swithcing mode labels and comboboxes
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Re: Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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you think that it will be clearer like that?
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Re: Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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Not too sure: Controls is a rather general term, not too obviously related to keyboard and mouse, Switching mode is a rather opaque term and probably easier to locate as a separate tab...

These proposed changes would also break support on many existing forum posts in the short and medium term.

Just my two penn'orth... :wink:
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Re: Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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well, maybe combining all into single tab does not worth it
but I still like reworked Swithing mode controls
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Re: Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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I am sure that in general we have very similar thought patterns in terms of desires to rationalise and improve... :D

But here I think that 'discoverability' is an issue.
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Re: Settings - interface - merge Keyboard, Mouse and Switching mode tabs into new Controls tab

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user0 wrote: Fri Jul 14, 2023 1:45 pm but I still like reworked Swithing mode controls
I'll change it
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